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View in Spanish: Prostatectomía retropúbica radical

Radical retropubic prostatectomy (RA-dih-kul reh-troh-PYOO-bik PROS-tuh-TEK-toh-mee)
Surgery to remove all of the prostate and nearby lymph nodes through an incision in the wall of the abdomen.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.